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Restaurant
“This restaurant is famous all around Zakynthos of its excellent quality of food and service as well. You can enjoy local food and some gourmet dishes which you hardly find at other restaurants. There is also a big variety of wine, locals and other famous bottles from Greece. Prices are a little bit higher than normal touristic restaurants but the quality is also far more better”
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Bar
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“Beautiful sandy beach with safe shallow clear water. There is a jetty with rocks, perfect for a snorkel. The water is clear and the beach gently slops into the water. Wonderful and not very crowded place, fabulous both for families with children and people looking for some water sport. Sun beds and umbrellas rather cheap. Great place with several taverns and bars nearby.”
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History Museum
“A small but surprising Museum. An eclectic mix of natural history from around the world. A cross between the Horniman museum and the Tring Museum of natural history in the UK. ”
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Administrative Area Level 5
“Alykes village is located 18 km to the north-west of Zakynthos (Zante) town. The area was named after the salt works that used to operate there (Alykes in Greek) to provide the salt the island needed. Alykes nowadays is a widely renowned resort with a great sandy beach, a real tourist magnet during the summer. One can visit the old (16th cent.) St. John the Baptist monastery nearby. Other nearby sight-seeings worth a visit are the famous Navagio (Shipwreck) and Cape Schinari with its wonderful caves, one with therapeutic waters and the other with spectacular sunlight reflections, making the water change through a kaleidoscope of colors. Alykes village is very friendly, great for families, built at a flat spot, which is great for bicyclists who can visit the nearby areas of Tragaki and Planos. If you walk along the beach of Alykes, you will reach the village of Alykanas. It is a small, traditional village built around a church and a small marketplace, surrounded by fertile fields and many farms. The beach there has a very fine sand, and you may also enjoy your favorite water sport (sea-bike or windsurfing).”
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Sublocality
“ Η παραλία βραβεύεται συνεχώς τα τελευταία 10 χρόνια με τη περίφημη Γαλάζια Σημαία. Είναι πολύ ασφαλής και ιδανική για κολύμπι, καταδύσεις και κωπηλασία. Τα νερά είναι πεντακάθαρα και κρυστάλλινα. ”
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Restaurant
“Right above a small beautiful (non touristic) beach with a great sea view !”
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Beach Bar
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“Έχει ωραίο φαγητό και συνδυάζεις φαγητό με μπάνιο γιατί βρίσκεται ακριβώς μπροστά στη θάλασσα.”
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Point of Interest
“ Alykes beach is a very long sandy beach. The geographic place and the spotless beach, have made this area an organized tourist resort, mainly for those that seek a calm relaxed holiday. The area owns is name to the saltmarshes that are found near the beach.It is highly tourist developed and offers almost everything to the visitor. Sunbeds & Umbrellas available for rent. During the summer, the area stays quite cool, as the North sea breeze blows in all the length of Eastern coasts of island. On the beach you may find Watersports.”
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History Museum
“Helmi's Natural History Museum is one of the best museums in Zakynthos and is just 5 min walk from Natura Verde Villas. Helmi's Natural History Museum offers the opportunity to be informed about the natural heritage of Zakynthos. The museum houses valuable collections of at least 6000 samples from the natural world. ”
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Natural Feature
“The famous golden sandy beach of Alykes is located in the North East coast of Zakynthos and has been awarded the blue flag for cleanliness. It is ideal for families with small children and couples.”
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Restaurant
“Great pizzas, as well as other local dishes, with incredible views of the island.”
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Restaurant
“Traditional Greek tavern, with nice hosts. Domestic wine, products are purchased on the island from local farmers, so the budget price.”
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